Grilled Potato Salad

This potato salad is not the one you’ll remember from your childhood family picnic gatherings. There’s no mayo, mustard, or hard boiled eggs. The addition of a vinaigrette dressing, oranges and arugula dramatically alters the usual potato salad experience, creating a delightful refreshing accompaniment to any barbeque meal.

Serves 4. Thanks to Rachael Ray for this recipe!

INGREDIENTS

  • 4 large Yukon Gold potatoes, sliced 1/4-inch thick
  • 5 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil, divided
  • 2 tablespoons grill seasoning blend (2 palmfuls), such as McCormick brand Montreal Steak Seasoning
  • 2 tablespoons rosemary leaves (3 sprigs), stripped and chopped
  • 2 navel oranges, peeled and chopped
  • 1 small red onion, thinly sliced
  • 4-5 cups arugula (2 bunches), chopped
  • 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar

PREPARATION

Pre-heat a barbecue or grill pan to medium-high heat.

Place the potatoes in large bowl and toss with about 3 tablespoons olive oil, 2 tablespoons grill seasoning and the rosemary. Grill the potatoes on a barbecue or grill pan for 4-5 minutes on each side.

While the potatoes are cooking, combine the oranges and red onion and dress with red wine vinegar and some olive oil.

Remove the potatoes from the grill or grill pan to the dressed oranges and onions and toss to coat. When you grill the potatoes, they will be slightly drier than when you use other methods of cooking. By adding the potatoes to the dressing while they are hot, they really will soak in the dressing.

When you are ready to serve, add the arugula to the potatoes and toss to distribute.

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